Head of international Affairs of the State Duma Alexei Pushkov said that in contrast to the EU and the PACE, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has recognized the constitutionality of the removal of Viktor Yanukovych from power. About this he printed in his own microblog Twitter.
first of Poroshenko submitted a representation to the constitutional court of Ukraine, in which asks to recognise as unconstitutional the law on the deprivation of Viktor Yanukovych honorary title of President. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in February passed a law which provides for the deprivation of Yanukovych honorary title of President. Yesterday, the law came into force.
Yanukovych was deposed as President of Ukraine in February 2014 after the coup. The Verkhovna Rada ousted him from power, changed the Constitution and called early presidential elections, the results of which became the new President Poroshenko. The impeachment regarding Yanukovych was not carried out.